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    What are the differences between assimilation and acculturation? Explain in at least 200 words.

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    1. What are the differences between assimilation and acculturation?

    Acculturation involves social contact and interaction between two groups. It is the exchange of cultural features that results when groups of individuals having different cultures come into continuous contact, and the original cultural patterns of either or both groups may be altered, but the groups remain distinct (Kottak 2007). Modification can lead to changes ...

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